I just installed a 4mm tape drive on a Sparc20 w/2.5.
However, /dev/rmt/0mb does *NOT* work. I checked the
/dev/directory and 0mb does not exist. So I then
checked dmesg for the hardware address - ST24 and all
the other wonderfull numbers. Then I matched them to
the links and discovered that the address should be
??? Anyone know WHY?? It's the only tape drive and
the 8 address works fine.
Also, once I installed it I noticed that performance
went south. A quick check of /var/adm/messages showed
that SCSI timeout errors were being reported on the
storage array. It was hitting each device in reverse
sequential order on the storage array every 4 or 5
minutes. So, I removed the tape drive and the errors